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Get the Most Out of Emerging Social Networks (43 Minutes)
Posted Apr 28, 2011
  Socialize Your Marketing and Advertising (58 Minutes)
Posted Apr 19, 2011
Learn effective social media marketing by utilizing the latest social networks.  more details

Twitter, Facebook, Social Media, Social Media Marketing, Social Times
  Join us for an enlightening session at Mediabistro's Socialize conference as Harry J. Gold walks through the practical steps of integrating the power of social media into the marketing mix including real case studies.  more details

Social Media, Viral, Social Media Marketing, Socialize, Optimization
How to Use Twitter: Tips from (40 minutes)
Posted Apr 15, 2011
  Social Commerce, The New Consumer And Rebooting Your Business (57 Minutes)
Posted Apr 14, 2011
Lauren Dugan of Mediabistro's shares her best tips and techniques for Twitter.  more details

Twitter, Social Media, Alltwitter.Com
  Mitch Joel unravels the fascinating world of new media, social media and social commerce at Mediabistro's Socialize conference  more details

Social Media, Socialize, Social Commerce
Social Media at Scale: Making Connections Pay Off 
Posted Apr 7, 2011
  10 Digital Media Skills Journalists Need to Know (8 minutes)
Posted Mar 24, 2011
Watch this keynote address by Ian Schafer, Founder and CEO, Deep Focus at Mediabistro's Socialize conference  more details

Social Media, Analytics, Roi, Socialize
  What do you need to know as a new-media journalist? We talk you through ten key tips and techniques.  more details

Editorial/Journalism, Google, Journalism, Twitter, Social Media, Multimedia, Digital Media, Seo, Flipcam, Video Tips
How to Blog: Develop Your Content Strategy (13 Minutes)
Posted Mar 1, 2011
  eBook Promotion Strategies for 2010 and Beyond (35 minutes)
Posted Feb 2, 2011
Mediabistro's blogging experts share tips and strategies to help your blog get noticed and retain readers  more details

Galleycat, Tvnewser, Humor, Twitter, Prnewser, Facebook, Blogging, Social Media, Tvspy
  In these presentations from Mediabistro's eBook Summit, you'll learn practical lessons from creators who used social media, crowdfunding, podcasting, and other new tools to build their platforms  more details

Marketing, Public Relations, Publicity, Marketing, Promotion, Ebooks, Social Media, Ebook Summit, Crowdfunding, Podcasting
10 Tactics that Will Boost Your Social Media PR: Social Ad Summit (20 minutes)
Posted Nov 23, 2010
  Developing a Strong Brand Story through Social Media: Social Ad Summit (35 minutes)
Posted Nov 17, 2010
Public relations is one of the most effective means of building your brand. Learn more from this talk at Mediabistro's Social Ad Summit  more details

Public Relations, Social Media, Bloggers, Press Releases, Social Ad Summit
  Joe Baratelli, SVP, Group Creative Director at Honda's longtime advertising agency, RPA, will discuss how Honda's Brand campaign, "Everybody Knows Somebody Who Loves a Honda," used various media platforms to effectively reveal and foster the unique bond between people and Honda vehicles in a simple, iconic and human way.  more details

Branding, Marketing, Social Media
How to Develop a Social Media Policy for Your Company (42 minutes)
Posted Nov 10, 2010
  How ACUVUE Targeted Teens and Parents on Facebook: Social Ad Summit (23 Minutes)
Posted Nov 5, 2010
Michael Brito, VP of Social Media at Edelman Digital, speaks at mediabistro's 20 Tips in 20 Minutes webcast series  more details

Social Media, Webcast, Corporate Policy, Regulated Industry, Guidelines
  Michael Lazerow of Buddy Media and Royce Carvalho of Johnson & Johnson show how the company developed an engaging Facebook strategy for its ACUVUE contact lenses brand, which included the added challenge of targeting teens and parents together.  more details

Facebook, Social Media, Social Ad Summit, Facebook Marketing
Using YouTube Effectively (16 minutes)
Posted Nov 4, 2010
  Freelance Career Management: Landing Your First Gig (16 minutes)
Posted Nov 3, 2010
Learn how to improve your skills with online video and get your work noticed  more details

Youtube, Social Media, Online Video, Keywords
  How to start a freelance career from scratch  more details

Design, Freelancing, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Career, Social Media, Client Relations, Business Issues
How to Create a Job Search Strategy with Bill Conneely (15 minutes)
Posted Nov 1, 2010
  International Perspectives on Smartphone Games (40 Minutes)
Posted Oct 29, 2010
Learn how to use social media tools and make smart job search decisions with the director of Mediabistro's Job Board, Bill Conneely  more details

Job Search, Social Media, Getting Hired, Career Counseling, Career Planning
  The smartphone games business is becoming increasingly international  more details

Social Media, Smartphone, Games, International Business
Lessons from Social Games - User Acquisition, Retention, and Viral Strategies (36 Minutes)
Posted Oct 28, 2010
  The New Creativity in Social Media: Social Ad Summit (58 minutes)
Posted Oct 14, 2010
What can marketers, advertisers, and media brands learn from social games?  more details

Disney, Marketing, Facebook, Social Media, Viral, Social Games, Customer Retention
  Hear about the latest trends in social media and what effect they are having on creativity from Euro RSCG's global creative director Fernanda Romano.  more details

Creativity, Social Media, Social Ad Summit
10 Reasons to Use Social Media for your Business: Social Ad Summit (38 minutes)
Posted Oct 12, 2010
  LinkedIn for Journalists (13 minutes)
Posted Sep 17, 2010
In this session at Social Ad Summit, Larry Weintraub of Fanscape, a leading social media marketing agency, runs through the key reasons why smart use of social media can help you reach more customers and help you sell more.  more details

Fanscape, Social Media, Social Ad Summit, Social Media Marketing
  LinkedIn isn't just for job search. It's a great place to find sources and crowdsource information. We'll show you how.  more details

Linkedin, Social Media, Crowdsourcing, Next-Generation Journalist
Freelance Career Management: Thinking Beyond the Paycheck (16 minutes)
Posted Sep 16, 2010
  The Social Media Audit (58 minutes)
Posted Sep 8, 2010
Tips for building and maintaining a successful freelance career  more details

Design, Branding, Freelancing, Marketing, Promotion, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Career, Social Media, Client Relations, Business Issues, Web Design
  Learn how to effectively use Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites to reach your company's goals  more details

Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Social Media, Webcast
How to Build a Meaningful Public Profile and Social Presence: Career Circus 2010 (40 minutes)
Posted Aug 31, 2010
  Advanced Social Media: Online Tools for Journalists: (5 minutes)
Posted Aug 20, 2010
In this session, our experts address the practical realities of managing an online presence for your creative and professional life  more details

Profile, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Career, Social Media, Digital Media, Next-Generation Journalist
  In this brief clip from our advanced social media seminar, you'll learn about one of the coolest online sites for journalists  more details

Sree Sreenivasan, Columbia University, Social Media, Soraya Darabi, Muckrack, Next-Generation Journalist
Advanced Social Media: Facebook Tips for Media Professionals (12 minutes)
Posted Aug 5, 2010
  Social Media Basics: Writing an Effective Profile (13 minutes)
Posted Jul 22, 2010
In this brief clip from our advanced social media seminar, you'll learn how to make the most of Facebook  more details

Sree Sreenivasan, Columbia University, Facebook, Social Media, Soraya Darabi, Privacy
  Learn the basics of building an effective social media profile for your business. Whether you're using LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, or all three, we've got the info you need to get started.  more details

Marketing, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Profiles, Social Media
The Death of Relational Databases: Social Developer Summit (30:04)
Posted Jul 20, 2010
  Optimizing the Monetization Funnel: Social Developer Summit (55 minutes)
Posted Jul 14, 2010
Are relational databases doomed? Digg's Arin Sarkissian reviews best strategies for storing information on the social web.  more details

Business, Social Media, Social Developer Summit, Databases, Social Web
  In this talk at Mediabistro's Social Developer Summit, you'll learn from the leaders responsible for monetization at some of the top companies.  more details

Business, Social Media, Ad Revenue, Social Games, Social Developer Summit
5 Top Tools for Social Media (10 minutes)
Posted Jul 9, 2010
  Smart Mobile Marketing: ThinkMobile 2010 (35 minutes)
Posted Jun 30, 2010
Learn about 5 tools (some are free!) that will energize your social media life, help you get organized, boost advertising, and more.  more details

Twitter, Facebook, Blogging, Social Media, 37signals, Hootsuite, Knowem, Zemanta, Trada
  This session will focus on how to develop great marketing campaign strategies, build brand value, and create strong customer relationships via the world's most personal communication device.  more details

Social Media, Mobile, Thinkmobile 2010, Brand Strategy
Social Media: Changing the Way We Communicate (42 minutes)
Posted Jun 10, 2010
  I Just Wrote A Book...What Do I Do Now? (22 minutes)
Posted May 13, 2010
In this conversation at Mediabistro Circus 2010, thought leaders discussed the current and future impact of social media  more details

Twitter, Social Media, Mediabistro Circus 2010
  FREE for a limited time! In this "reality" show hosted by GalleyCat's Jason Boog, you'll meet beginning novelist Jon Frith and learn along with him as he prepares to make the journey from writer to author. Along the way, a top New York literary agent provides valuable tips for refining his manuscript, finding the right agent, and selling the book.  more details

Promotion, Twitter, Manuscript, Social Media, Agents, Novel Writing, Novelist
Protect Your Privacy: Social Media Settings (20 minutes)
Posted Mar 17, 2010
  How ePublishing is Making Reading Sexy Again with Tammy Nam (11 minutes)
Posted Feb 22, 2010
Balancing your social media life? We'll show you how to tweak your privacy settings and make smart decisions.  more details

Twitter, Facebook, Social Media, Privacy, Linked In
  Sites like have completely changed the game, for both readers and writers. Learn more about how publishing just got way more accessible and interactive, and how you can get involved.  more details

Social Media, Direct Access, Ebook Summit, Electronic Publishing
The Evolution of Social Media with Brian Cogan (19:01)
Posted Feb 16, 2010
  How to Create a Social Media Strategy for Your Business (60 minutes)
Posted Feb 11, 2010
Professor Brian Cogan provides a historical perspective on the current fervor about social media, and gives insight into how we choose our own filters through which to view the world.  more details

Music, Television, Facebook, Social Media, Media Ecology, Popular Culture
  Social media can bring you and your organization huge returns, but it takes more than good luck to make money online. You need a combination of strategy and tactics to create an effective approach to social media.  more details

Twitter, Facebook, Social Media, Webcast
Panel: Social Media and the Customer: Focus on Community Management (1 hour, 30 minutes)
Posted Jan 7, 2010
  How a Smart Social Media Strategy Drives Business (40 minutes)
Posted Dec 18, 2009
Community management can drive great customer service and transform your business. Our panel will show you how.  more details

Social Media, Recorded Event, Community Management, Panel Discussion
  Building community and allowing your users to create and distribute content is all in the interest of a robust bottom line. Hear why the new social initiative is working, and how you can wrap it into your strategy.  more details

Marketing, New Media, Social Media, User-Generated Content, Ugcx
Branded Entertainment: Can It Work Online? (53 minutes)
Posted Dec 10, 2009
  Online Video Success with's Eric Mortensen and Justin Day (12 minutes)
Posted Dec 9, 2009
How can audiences collaborate to create custom entertainment experiences? The experts at Ag8 share some of the coolest multi-platform content experiences around.  more details

TV, Film & Video, New Media, Social Media, User-Generated Content, Ugcx
  Eric Mortensen and Justin Day of live and breathe online video. We ask them to teach us how to make our videos cool, marketable, and maybe even profitable.  more details

New Media, Social Media, Online Video, Direct Access, Distribution
Vivian Schiller on the Future of Media (13 minutes)
Posted Dec 7, 2009
  Direct Access: Rome Hartman on the Future of News (13 minutes)
Posted Nov 20, 2009
Vivian Schiller understands communication and community. We ask her to discuss her transition to NPR, social media and radio, her predictions for the future of media, and her personal secrets for success.  more details

TV, Film & Video, Npr, Radio, New Media, Social Media, User-Generated Content, Direct Access
  Rome Hartman understands news. We ask him to discuss how journalism is changing, how big organizations can use social media, and what the future of news looks like from his perspective.  more details

TV, Film & Video, News, New Media, Social Media, Ugcx, Direct Access
Marketing: It's a Two-Way Conversation (58 minutes)
Posted Nov 17, 2009
  Get a Book Deal: Find an Agent Online (12 minutes)
Posted Nov 5, 2009
Learn how marketing campaigns that engage customers can drive powerful results, reposition brands, and provide valuable customer insight data. Our panel from Mediabistro's UGCX conference shares examples on how social media and viral campaigns are being used to market everything from convenience foods to teen-focused Broadway shows to Ford Mustangs.  more details

New Media, Social Media, User-Generated Content, Recorded Event, Ugcx
  As the publishing industry undergoes a reinvention, the competition to be represented and published has grown steeper. How can you make your query stand out from hundreds of others? In this tutorial, we'll show you the top online resources to help you find and land an agent, and we'll take a look at our favorite picks for agent blogs. We'll also show you how to use Twitter to get the inside scoop on what agents are really thinking.  more details

Twitter, Pitching, Social Media, Crash Course
Finding Your Audience with Ben Huh (32 minutes)
Posted Oct 30, 2009
  Social Media Essentials for PR (1 hour, 43 minutes)
Posted Apr 7, 2009
In this presentation, Ben Huh, CEO of I Can Has Cheezburger, shares the innovative ways he has turned users into customers through social media, and ended up with over one million Twitter followers. If you want to see wacky cat pictures, though, you'll have to visit his sites.  more details

Marketing, Business, New Media, Social Media, User-Generated Content, Recorded Event, Entrepreneurship, Community Management, Ugcx
  Leaders in the world of public relations discuss recent social media efforts, and talk through some of the challenges and successes that surround community engagement.  more details

Twitter, New Media, Social Media, Recorded Event, Communications
Tweeting the Media: Leaders to Follow on Twitter (27 minutes)
  ThinkMobile Conference: Monetization with Mobile Social Media (36 minutes)
When's the last time you interacted with a truly new medium? It's time to start following journalists, authors, and other thinkers on Twitter. We'll show you how to find the best tweeters in media right now.  more details

Editorial/Journalism, Twitter, Social Media, Intro, Crash Course
  Where's the money in mobile social media? And what's the currency of communication? Our panel discusses the challenges and obstacles inherent in this topic, and also shares some success stories.  more details

Public Relations, Social Media, Mobile, Thinkmobile, Recorded Event
TVNewser Summit: The Morning Joe Team (61 minutes)
  Travel Writing Basics: Embrace the Locals (12 minutes)
Joe and Mika make morning political discussion fun and fractious. BusinessWeek's Jon Fine interviews the pair on technology, news, and politics.  more details

News, Social Media, Recorded Event
  A successful travel piece begins with the people you meet. We'll show you how local contacts can enhance every aspect of your pitch, and help you write a vibrant, saleable article.  more details

Editorial/Journalism, Writing & Publishing, Travel Writing, Pitching, Social Media, Intro, Crash Courses